TUESDAY #2 France vs. #1 Belgium WEDNESDAY #3 Croatia vs. #4 England 10% Ante Rankings are based solely on (1) Wins, Losses, and Ties and (2) the quality of the Win, Loss, or Tie.
Match-Ups Finals 0 Richard vs. Tom 0 Richard vs. Tom Forward 0 Harry Kane TBD 0 Forward 0 Olivier Giroud Antoine Griezmann 0 Forward 0 Mario Mandžukić TBD 0 Midfielder 0Continue reading
The second I hear Alexi speak, I smack myself in the forehead. It’s a Pavlovian thing. And Alexi’s July 4th Tweet is just one of many reasons why my forehead throughout this World Cup has been bright red. In his just over a minute video tweet, he refers to America as (1) better educated aboutContinue reading
Belgium rises, Brazil falls.
Uruguay lost 10% of their Points, France gained 10% of Uruguay’s Points. This moves France into the #2 spot and Uruguay just below Switzerland in the #8 spot. While Switzerland didn’t make it to the Quarterfinals, during the tournament, they did more than Uruguay. i.e. Switzerland had better wins (and ties).
The difference between a header that’s inside the post and a header that’s just inside the post.
A betting man would have had Germany winning the Group, South Korea losing the Group, and Mexico and Sweden fighting for the second Round of Sixteen spot. Unfortunately, Mexico lost to Sweden… But they beat Germany and South Korea. While obviously it would have been better if Mexico also beat Sweden, won the Group, andContinue reading
In 1994, with the World Cup being played in the US, the world had their eyes on the US National team. The world felt we shouldn’t be hosting the World Cup let alone playing in the World Cup. Americans don’t like soccer, Americans don’t understand soccer, and the biggest one of all, Americans can’t playContinue reading
A betting man would have had German winning the Group, South Korea losing the Group, and Mexico and Sweden fighting for the second Round of Sixteen spot. Unfortunately, Mexico lost to Sweden… But they beat Germany and South Korea. While obviously it would have been better if Mexico beat Sweden, won the Group, and playedContinue reading
Top Ten Club Teams with the most World Cup players. 5 from England, 2 from Spain, 1 from Italy, 1 from France, and 1 from Germany.